Season 2, Episode 1
"HAPPILY EVER AFTER"
MERCE IS BACK! In this season 2 opener, we find Merce, a person living with HIV, dreaming sexy dreams with his now boyfriend, the HIV-negative Remington. Merce wakes to have a Skype conversation with Mama in Texas, and Merce gets the skinny on his Cousin Todd’s upcoming marriage. He also mentions a nagging twinge in his thigh, but it’s nothing to worry about. Roommate Corvette is also deep inside her relationship with girlfriend Jo, but all is not as rosy as it seems. SONG: "Just F***ed Feeling", music and lyrics by Rob Hartmann, arrangement by Brian Lydell.
Season 2, Episode 2
"WHO'S GOT THE PAIN?"
Mama catches Merce in a compromising position. Turns out, Merce’s squealing is not what it seems, and he has to go and visit a specialist. Merce finds out that Corvette and Jo are no longer an item, and Jo is not having it. Merce visits the droll Dr. Dixit (pronounced “Dik-shit”), who diagnoses the pain in his thigh as being something more than a sex sprain, and it’s HIV-related. SONG:“Hurt Like a Bitch”, music and lyrics by Rob Hartmann, arrangement by Brian Lydell.
Season 2, Episode 3
"WHEN IT WAS HIP TO BE HEP, I WAS HEP"
Merce is in the hospital, nervously waiting for his hip replacement surgery, not helped by Dr. Dixit’s bedside manner. While under the glorious anesthesia given by Dr. Stonewell, he dreams a request that if anything goes wrong, please get rid of any evidence of adult naughtiness. SONG: “Click Delete”, music and lyrics by Adam J. Rineer.
Season 2, Episode 4
"TIME HEALS EVERYTHING"
Corvette and Remington bring Merce back home after his surgery, and Merce is having a hard time. After admitting that he needs help, Remington comforts him by telling him that until there’s a cure for HIV, his love will be the cure. SONG: “Your Cure”, music and lyrics by Adam J. Rineer.
Season 2, Episode 5
"DO THE HIP SHAKE, BABE"
Merce is recovering nicely after his hip replacement and is back to his old sunshiny self. Mama reminds him about Todd’s marriage to his fiancé Lisa and all of them coming up to NY along with Aunt Bless for the big ceremony in a few weeks. Jo cons her way into the apartment, to Corvette’s dismay. Merce and Corvette discuss Merce’s sex challenges with post-surgery hip precautions, and Remington having lousy taste. How can fruit juice help? SONG: “The Pineapple Samba”, music and lyrics by Rob Hartmann, arrangement by Brian Lydell.
Season 2, Episode 7
"HE'S GOTTA HAVE CREAM OR DIE"
Merce's boyfriend Remington finds out that Cousin Todd has a dirty little secret. Is Todd aware of PrEP and what being HIV undetectable means? Will the big secret effect Todd's upcoming nuptials to Lisa (with-an-S-not-Liza-with-a-Z) Minelli? And will Remington finally say the words Merce has longed to hear? SONG: "Todd's Song (I Can't Say No)," music and lyrics by Adam J. Rineer, arrangement by Brian Lydell.
Season 2, Episode 6
"LORD HELP THE MISTER WHO COMES BETWEEN ME AND MY SISTER"
Remington says goodbye to Merce after an amorous night. Merce and Corvette prepare for the arrival of Mama and Aunt Bless. They discuss the farewell to Jo, and Merce’s worry that Todd, being “gay as John Travolta swinging a glitter bat at a football,” perhaps shouldn’t be marrying Lisa. Mama and Aunt Bless arrive, trading loving insults with each other. Then the whirlwind Lisa (with-an-S) Minelli and Todd arrive, shedding light on their relationship. SONG: “Bless Your Heart”, music and lyrics by Rob Hartmann, arrangement by Brian Lydell.
Season 2, Episode 8
"DING DONG THE BELLS ARE GONNA CHIME"
SEASON FINALE! Everyone is all gathered for the big gay wedding, dressed up sweet and sharp. Pastor Evan Elpus from the United Church of Elvis in place, hot flower boys at the ready, and Mama’s in charge making sure everything is going smoothly. Only one thing is missing: Where the hell is MERCE?? SONG: "Without You (I Can't Do It)", music and lyrics by Adam J. Rineer. Bonus Song: “Your Cure”, music and lyrics by Adam J. Rineer.
Merce is trying to figure out how to tell his doc about an embarrassing problem, and Mama tries to help. SONG: "Poopsie-Daisy", music and lyrics by Adam J. Rineer.